- Blocked Tear Duct (Dacryostenosis)
A blocked tear duct can occur in one or both eyes. The blockage may be present at all times, or it may come and go.
- Conjunctivitis (Newborn/Childhood)
Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is a very common problem in children. Large outbreaks of conjunctivitis are often seen in day-care settings and schools.
Keratitis is an inflammation or infection of the cornea of the eye. It is a medical emergency because it can lead to blindness if not treated.
- Stye (Hordeolum)
A stye is caused by an infection in the oil-producing or sweat glands in the eyelid. The infection is usually caused by bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus.
- Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)
Otitis media is inflammation in the middle ear. Otitis media can occur as a result of a cold, sore throat, or respiratory infection.
- Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear)
Swimmer's ear is caused by fungi or bacteria that are encouraged to grow because of water that remains trapped in the ear canal after swimming.